2016 Golden Globe Rundown

Jennifer-Lawrence-23saorise-ronan-1We don’t know why, but lately the Golden Globes have started to become theSkinnyStiletto‘s favorite red carpet!  Maybe it’s because it’s the first major red carpet event of the new year and stars are looking make an impression, or because they’re not trying as hard as they would at the Oscars, but lots of our favorite gowns from the past few years have been at the Globes!  This year, the running theme was WHITE (fittingly enough, that also seems to be the controversial theme at the Oscars, too…)  In this instance we mean white dresses, of course.  Our editors’ favorites were Saoirse Ronan (pictured, top right) in Hedi Slimane’s couture work for Saint Laurent, and Alicia Vikander (below, left) in subtly sequined and ruffled Louis Vuitton.  One of our alicia-vikander-1favoriteCate-Blanchett-7 new actresses, Vikander has been taking Hollywood by storm, and she looked like she scoffed up the sexiest Little House on the Prairie apron ever created!  Other ladies sporting the hue were Laverne Cox, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eva Longoria, Jane Fonda, Lily James, Judith Light and Taraji P. Henson (pictured, bottom).  Ms. Henson took home a Golden Globe for her performance on Empire, and although we’ve never seen the show, her caped creation by Stella McCartney was showstopping!  The other color of the night was mustard – we loved everything about Jennifer Lopez’s dress, except that color… Lola Kirke and America Ferrara also sported the shade of yellow, but it didn’t do them any favors.  Melissa McCarthy and Julianne Moore both sported shiny, blue metallic and we didn’t like it on either of them.  It’s a hard material to pull off, and it didn’t flatter either of the lovely ladies.  Our other favorites were Jennifer Lawrence (pictured, top left) in clearly her favorite color – red (Dior, of course) and Cate Blanchett (pictured, above right) in pale pink fringe by Givenchy.  Both were unusual choices, but these two leading ladies always sport high fashion in an understated way, it’s hard not to take notice!  Great start to the season!taraji-p-henson-1

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